The overall quality of life can be drastically improved with the help of a portable oxygen concentrator in patients that suffer from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). When looking for a portable oxygen concentrator there are a few things that must be taken into account, first is will a certain concentrator fit your oxygen requirements, and do you have a prescription? What I mean by this is will a specific oxygen concentrator keep you properly saturated by delivering a flow rate that meets your prescribed oxygen requirement during all types of activities?
The Respironics SimplyGo: The Lightest Continuous Flow Portable Oxygen Concentrator
If your health condition requires you to have a pulse and continuous flow portable oxygen concentrator but you still want to live an active lifestyle, the 10 pound Respironics SimplyGo is the ideal concentrator for patients that love to travel and live life outside of the house! Today we will be reviewing the Respironics SimplyGo portable oxygen concentrator so you will be able to better understand the machine and its features, so you can truly grasp if this is the right portable oxygen concentrator for you!
The continuous and pulse flow Respironics SimplyGo delivers twice the oxygen output of any portable oxygen concentrator on the market weighing 10 lbs or less! In fact this is the only 10 lb continuous flow portable oxygen concentrator on the market today. When using continuous flow the SimplyGo has setting options ranging from 0.5, 1.0, 1.5, and 2.0 LPM, when the pulse dose mode is selected the flow settings range from 1-6 in 0.5 increments. Increasing the flow rate in 0.5 increments is a tremendous feature so you are more accurately saturated throughout the day no matter what you're doing!